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Alexandria
Reid

Research Fellow, National Security and Resilience

Alexandria Reid is a Research Fellow in the Organised Crime and Policing team at RUSI, where her research focusses on environmental security, illicit trade and related illicit financial flows. She is also Deputy Director of the Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research (SHOC) at RUSI.

Alexandria holds an MA (Distinction) in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London, funded by a Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Scholarship. Prior to joining RUSI, she was a Programme Officer for the Centre for Grand Strategy and a Ministry of Defence-funded Research Administrator at the King’s Centre for Military Health Research. She holds a BA in War Studies from King’s College London, where she was awarded the Sir Michael Howard Award for Excellence 2013-2016.

Alexandria is co-author of the book ‘Ports, Crime and Security: Governing and Policing Seaports in a Changing World’ (2021), published by Bristol University Press. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Europe and East and Southern Africa. 

She can be found on Twitter at: @AlexHREID

Alexandria
Reid
Research Fellow, National Security and Resilience

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